Twenty-one newly registered political parties on Wednesday received certificates of registration from the Independent National Electoral Commissions, ROYAL NEWS reports.
While making the presentation, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the action was in compliance with the judgment of the Federal High Court, the Commission had also registered the Socialist Party of Nigeria.
The parties are; All Blending Party, All Grassroots Alliance, Alliance for New Nigeria, Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party, Coalition for Change, Freedom and Justice Party, Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria, Justice Must Prevail Party, Legacy Party of Nigeria, Mass Action Joint Alliance, Modern Democratic Party, National Interest Party, National Rescue Mission and New Progressive Mission.
New Progressive Movement, Nigeria Democratic Congress Party, People’s Alliance for National Development and Liberty, People’s Trust and Providence People’s Congress were also registered.
Also on the list are Re-Build Nigeria Party, Restoration Party of Nigeria and Sustainable National Party.
“We have already issued the Certificate of Registration to the SPN.
“The number of new political parties has risen to 22 in addition to the 46 parties already in existence. This means that the total number of political parties in Nigeria today stands at 68,’’ he said.
Yakubu advised the new parties to operate within the law at all times, as well add value to our democracy by adhering to the tenets of democratic norms anchored on the rule of law.
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